Results of our Care Quality Commission inspection
The Harley Street Breast Clinic was inspected by the CQC 6th March 2019
Monday 29th April 2019
We are proud to announce the results of our recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) unannounced inspection. The Harley Street Breast Clinic was rated as Good in all areas. We showed some oustanding practice as well as some areas in which they recommended improvements, details of which you can find in our report.
The CQC are the UK's national auditing body for healthcare providers and they inspect both NHS and private facilities. The CQC inspect to a framework in order to standardise ratings and provide clear and transparent guidance to patients choosing where to attend for their healthcare needs.
The CQC audit against their fundamental standards:
Person-centred care, dignity and respect, consent, safety, safeguarding from abuse, food and drink, premises and equipment, complaints, good governance, staffing, fit and proper staff, duty of candour, display of ratings.
The CQC then grade against the following meaures:
Safe, effective, caring, responsive, well led.
For more information about how the CQC audit and grade facilities you can visit their website.
We at The Harley Street Breast Clinic are proud of our achievement, and hope you will read our comprehensive report found on the CQC website.
A special thank you to the patients who had appointments during the one stop clinic on the day of the unannounced inspection. You were complimentary of our service and accommodating to the inspectors who observed procedures.